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OYSTERS & CRUSTACEA

Oysters shucked to order:

Natural ½ dozen 24 / 1 dozen 44

Kilpatrick - ½ dozen 24 / 1 dozen 44

Oysters with caviar - ½ dozen 29 / 1 dozen 55

Crabs - 12

King prawns chilled - 10

Scampi - 12

FROM THE TANK

Baked Southern Rock lobster - MP

(with mornay or garlic butter)

Chilled Southern Rock lobster - MP
(with condiments)

PLATTERS

Esca seafood sampler- 49

Scampi, crabs, prawns, oysters, marinated octopus, mussels, pippies   

Hot & Cold premium seafood platter (for 2).   160

Scampi, crab, prawns, oysters, marinated octopus, mussels, pippies and today’s fish

Add chilled Southern Rock lobster   - MP

ENTREES

Prosciutto di Parma and a selection of salumi with buffalo mozzarella and house condiments - 31

Spicy baby calamari stuffed with SA prawn on fregola and roasted cherry tomato - 25

Pan seared quail wrapped in pancetta and sage with a shallot and thyme tartlet - 24

New England lobster roll - 26

Shark Bay scallops with a crunchy herb salsa and corn puree - 25

Barbecued garlic and chilli marinated SA king prawns with garlic aioli - 26

Esca’s tasting plate of chef’s entrée selection - 27pp

Homemade tagliatelli tossed in chilli and garlic, with fresh seafood and crustaceans - 27/39

Kyneton extra virgin olive oil & aged balsamic vinegar from Modena $2.50
MAIN COURSE

Today’s fish  - MP

Grilled local flounder with nut brown butter, Sicilian capers and parsley  - 47

Mayura Station full-blood wagyu of the day  - MP

Grass fed Black Angus rib-eye with peperonata and red wine jus 400 grams  - 54

Grain fed Southern Highlands eye fillet on the bone with smoked potato aioli and veal jus 280 grams  - 53

Mixed seafood plate; today’s selection of grilled seafood, fish and crustacea with condiments  - 62

Crispy battered king George whiting and house chips with tartare sauce  - 38

Crispy skin duck breast and confit leg, potato gratin, spring onion and spiced red wine sauce - 46

SIDES

House désirée potatoes with garlic and rosemary  - 9

 

Potato mash  - 9

   

Roasted pumpkin with spiced yogurt and seeds -13

Today’s garden greens  10

 

Cos, radicchio and walnut salad with Persian fetta  12

Heirloom tomato and cucumber salad with black olives  14

Baked spiced eggplant  14

DESSERTS

Esca chocolate plate; selection of truffle, mousse, parfait, pudding and gelato for 2  - 32

Pistachhio parfait cigar, fresh raspberries and white

chocolate 18

Today’s tart  16

Traditional tiramisu  17

Belgium dark chocolate semifreddo and cocoa bean

ice cream 18

Today’s selection of churned ice cream and sorbet  14

Today’s selection of three local & imported cheese, with fig paste, fruit bread and lavosh  - 24

Affogato; homemade vanilla bean ice cream, frangelico and coffee  - 16

WITH COFFEE

Traditional homemade hazelnut cannoli  - 4

Chocolate truffle  - 4